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they are sitting in a warehouse in oakland. what's worst, michael with the food bank said they are almost out of the donated food they do have. you said the remaining pallets will be ton in a few days. >> we saw a 20% uptick in food donations, which is great, but the food left our facilities two weeks faster. that's indicative of the needs in our community. >> today, we are short. you see, we have more items to put into the bag and i have like five or six items. sometimes we do as many as 40 people a day in this little shop. >> reporter: the same scene is playing out around the bay area. second harvest food bank of santa claira and san mat yo' county said the fund-raising came up $300 thousand short. >> it's like having 3,000 billboards in the community. even if they can't donate food, they are thinking about us. they might go home, make a donation online. it all helps. >> food bank officials say donated money goes further than donated food. they say they can turn one donated dollar into four dollars of food. >> >> mayor michael bloomberg in new y
of information, which he helped form. he died in oakland march 15. he was 61 years old. >>> watch dog commission recommended turning over state parks to local park agencies. the report says some state parks are only of local interest and should be the responsibility of local governments. they did not say which parks should be transferred. they found the parks department had an outdated management system and didn't get enough money to maintain the parks. >>> with easter weekend ahead fuel prices continue to call across the united states. the report pegged the average cost at $3.67. that is down 11 cents from a month ago. the reason for the decline is a drop in cruel oil prices. in the bay area, the average price today for a gallon was $4.14 in san francisco. >>> roles are changing when it comes to who is the bread winner of the household. an analysis shows when one spouse works full time and the other stays home the wife is the soul bread winner in 23% of family. when they first started tracking this, it was 6%. in 12 million families, wives out ear
is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling from the window of an 8 story apartment complex in new york. witnesses say the baby landed on his mother before landing on the sidewalk. his mother died on impact. neighbors heard the woman arguing with her husband and they have found a suicide note and the woman may have been suffering from postpartum depression. neighbors say yesterday's scene will forever be seared in their memory. >> yeah. i wish i never witnessed that. nobody should have to witness that. it is kisturbing. -- disturbing. >> the baby is in stable condition that hospital. woman lived with her husband. >>> the students at san francisco city college say the cuts to keep the school's accreditation turned san francisco city college i
for every sale, not just for guns sold in stores. >> oakland police are searching for a suspected child predator. how family and neighbors stopped the man in this video from kidnapping a 9-year-old girl. >> back here in just about ten minutes clouds out there. they will all lead up to possibility for showers as we go in to the weekend and in to the bay area weekend. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! don't stress. we can figure this out. [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪ . >>> family members and friends of a 9-year-old are credited with saving her from a stranger who tried to kidnap her. we are live there with surveillance video of the suspect. >> reporter: oakland police want to you take a close look at the video we are about to s
tell us san jose is heading in the right direction. that brings us to oakland where 60% say they disapprove of the job the mayor is doing. 65% say oakland shedding shed -- heading in the wrong direction. >> kpix 5 reporter phil matier has more. >> reporter: take it from me, here in oakland you don't have to travel far to find out what the issues are. take a look. >> the preparation of broken car glass on streets lets you know that in oakland crime isn't just an abstract statistic, it is personal. >> an everyday occurrence >> which may explain why 7 out of 10 voters say crime is their number one concern. that's twice as high as the response in san jose and five times as high as the response in san francisco. >> we got broken into, our house. there are break-ins almost every week. >> that's not lost on the oakland mayor who spent nearly a third of the recent city address talking about the situation. and the graduation of a new police academy class, but as the mayor noted. >> the question is whether or not we will have the money to contin
poetically across the nearly two-mile span of the oakland-san francisco bay bridge are the creation of artist leo villareal. last night, he put the finishing touches on the software program that transforms the bridge into this light sculpture. >> this is a unique opportunity. 50 million people will see this piece over two years. so that's a tremendous audience. and it's something that anyone can see and engage with. >> reporter: electricians spent four months in the wind and the cold installing 25,000 l.e.d. lights, each individually programmed to a fiberoptic network. villareal then began sculpting the light into patterns he says will never look exactly the same. it changes constantly. how do you do that? >> well, using software, there are sequences which will be displayed in a random order and for a random amount of time. one might recognize a certain passage but never in the same order for the same amount of time. >> reporter: you're inspired by the traffic that goes across here? >> all the motion, that factors into my inspiration for creat
. >>> tonight we are learning more about how super cop bill bratton plans to tackle oakland as crime problem. he and police chief howard jordan made their public debut as a team today to lay out their strategy. kpix 5's phil matier on their plan of attack tonight. >> reporter: just the mention of bill bratton and his "stop & frisk" policy had people talking in oakland even before he arrived. so his debut today in front of the media you can imagine everyone turned out. here's the story. as media events go, bill bratton wasted little time getting to the point. >> it's a well-known fact in policing that a very small proportion of the criminal population commits the majority of the crime. in l.a. we call it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city are where about 50% of the crime occurs. and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> reporter: to combat that, he says oakland needs to better track crime and use as many outside agencies like the chp and the sheriff's de
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